Object photography

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On View Charles Goddard Weld Hall, level 2

Object description

  • Japanese artist
  • Teabowl, 1615-1635
  • Glazed stoneware, underglazed iron brown and white clay slip, transparent glaze
  • Mino Province, Japan
  • H: 2 1/2 in, dia.: 6 5/8 in (H: 6.3 cm, dia.: 16.8 cm)
  • Museum purchase Japanese Visiting Committee Funds, 2005
  • E302595.A-C


Oribe ware


This is an Oribe ware teabowl, Aka (red) Oribe type. Glazed stoneware with underglaze iron brown and white clay slip, transparent glaze. With drawstring bag of plaid cotton exterior, silk interior and silk cord, and wooden box with clear lacquer incription, 'Aka Oribe, Kuni [?], Chawan' (Japanese Characters) in black and red.

Exhibition History

  • Japanese Art Gallery, Peabody Essex Museum; January 06, 2003 through Present